|Brad Walker||1st Vice President|
|Ken Crawford||2nd Vice President|
|Chris Cimek||ETBA Chair|
|Dan Lancia||Past President|
|Graeme Aitken||Executive Director|
Board of Directors
The Board comprises of 21 Directors, representing the 11 Areas, Line sector, Communications sector and the ETBA. Directors (other than Directors at Large) are nominated annually by each area ECA and may change throughout the year. The Directors at Large are nominated annually by the board (Nominating Committee) and approved by the members at the Annual General Meeting.
|Mark Lloyd (President)||Director-at-Large||T. Lloyd Electric Limited|
|Dan Lancia (Past President)||Director-at-Large||Holaco Installations Inc.|
|Brad Walker (1st VP)||Director-at-Large||Laframboise Mechanical-Electrical Ltd.|
|Ken Crawford (2nd VP)||Director-at-Large||C & M Electrical Ltd.|
|Doug Dinniwell (Treasurer)||Director-at-Large||Western Mechanical Electrical Millwright Services Ltd.|
|Chris Cimek (ETBA chair)||Director-at-Large||E. S. Fox Ltd.|
|Joseph Kurpe||Hamilton||J & L Electrical Contractors Ltd.|
|Rob Boisvert||Quinte-St. Lawrence||Industrial Electric Contractors Ltd.|
|Gary Rossol||London||Al Gordon Electric Ltd.|
|Mike Leone||Niagara Peninsula||Procon Niagara|
|Ove Bakmand||Greater Toronto||Net Electric Ltd.|
|Kevin Martineau||Greater Toronto||Plan Group|
|Tim Birnie||Greater Toronto||Birnie Electric|
|Rick Ball||Thunder Bay||White Pine Electric Ltd.|
|Gregg Mellon||Sarnia||Mellon Inc.|
|Roch Picknell||Ottawa||Wired Synergy Inc.|
|John Salvatore||Windsor||Mid South Electrical Contractors|
|Terry Moore||Central Ontario||Trade-Mark Industrial Inc.|
|Tim Scott||Northern Ontario||Ontario Electrical Construction Co. Ltd.|
|Bob Ritzmann||Line Committee||Alltrade Industrial|
|Mark Quinn||Communications Committee||ENGIE MultiTech Ltd.|
Electrical Trade Bargaining Agency (ETBA)
The ETBA is the labour relations committee of the ECA. The ETBA represents acts as the legal representative of the ECAO in all matters relevant to labour negotiations in the Province of Ontario with those Construction unions of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers that are charted to represent Electricians, Lineman, Network Cabling Specialists or Communication Cable Installers (the "IBEW Construction unions").
In matters relating to labour agreements, the ETBA shall be autonomous and its decisions final and binding on all members of the ECAO having contractual relations with the IBEW construction unions.
Pursuant to clause 153(1)(b) of the (Ontario) Labour Relations Act, 1995 (the "LRA") the ETBA has been designated as the Employer Bargaining Agency to represent in bargaining all employers wose employees are represented by the IBEW and the IBEW Construction Council of Ontarion (CCO) and its affliated locals that are charted to represent Electricians, Lineman, Network Cabling Specialists or Communication Cable Installers in the ICI sector of the Construction Industry in the Provice of Ontario.
|Hamilton||Mark Lloyd||Dan Lancia|
|Quinte/ St. Lawrence||Brad Walker||Don Norman|
|London||Guy MacMillan||Mike Tilson|
|Niagara||Larry Shaver||Dan Toppazzini|
|Toronto||Dan Camilleri||Peter Calabrese|
|Thunder Bay||Rick Ball||Bob Baird|
|Sarnia||Carlo Maola||Anthony Tofano|
|Ottawa||Ken Crawford||Roch Picknell|
|Windsor||Whit Tucker||Brad Vollmer|
|Central Ontario (Kitchener)||Bob Ritzmann||Terry Moore (VC)|
|Northern (Sudbury)||Kris Ferguson|
|Line||Peter Calabrese||Bob Ritzmann|
Electrical Trade Joint Board (ETJB)
During the term of the Principal Agreement, the ETBA participates in ongoing policy matters and grievance resolution in partnership with the IBEW-CCO through the ETJB under the guidance of the Independent Chair, Bernie Fishbein.
Mick Cataford (Alternate)
Dan Camilleri (Alternate)
Bill Pearse (Alternate)
Dan Lancia (Alternate)
Mark Lloyd (ECAO Pres.)
Bruce McNamara (IO)
Bernie Fishbein (Chair)
Joint Electrical Promotion Plan (JEPP)
The mission of JEPP is market share development for the unionized electrical sector in Ontario through a broad range of marketing, promotion, government relation and advocacy, and training initiatives. JEPP is local area (Contractor & IBEW) driven. Membership on JEPP is equally ECAO and IBEW/ CCO as follows:
|105||Lorne Newick||Hamilton||Mark Lloyd|
|115||Bill Pearse||Quinte/ St. Lawrence||Brad Walker|
|120||John Gibson||London||Guy MacMillan|
|303||Mark Cherney||Niagara||Larry Shaver|
|353||Steve Martin||Toronto||Kelly Burke|
|402||Glen Drewes||Thunder Bay||Rick Ball|
|530||Mick Cataford||Sarnia||Carlo Maola|
|586||John Bourke||Ottawa||Mark Conrad|
|773||Karl Lovett||Windsor||Whit Tucker|
|804||Mark Watson||Central Ontario||Terry Moore|
|1687||Bruce Palmer||Northern (Sudbury)||Kris Ferguson|
|IBEW/ CCO||James Barry||ECAO||Graeme Aitken|
|IBEW/ CCO||John Grimshaw||ETBA Chair||Chris Cimek|
|Lorne Newick (Co- Chair)||Chris Cimek (Co- Chair)|
|John Grimshaw (Secretary)||Graeme Aitken (Treasurer)|
|James Barry||Terry Moore|
|Steve Martin||Dan Lancia|
|John Bourke||Mark Conrad|
|John Gibson||Rick Ball|
|Glen Drewes||Kelly Burke|
|Mick Cataford (Alternate)||Mark Quinn (Alternate)|
JEPP Audit Committee
|John Gibson (Alternate)||Graeme Aitken|
|James Barry||Terry Moore|
|Lorne Newick||Rick Ball|
|Steve Martin||Dan Lancia (Alternate)|
The Electrical Contractors Association- Line (ECA- Line) is a newly recognized association that replaced ECAO' Standing Line Committee. ECA- Line is a committee approved by ECAO to deal with the business and affairs of ECAO's as such business and affairs are with the respect to members of ECAO who perform work pursuant to the Provincial Linework Agreement, also known as the Yellow Pages. ECA- Line member electrical contractors who perform work under the Yellow Pages. ECA- Line has an eight (8) member Board of Directors representing four (4) sectors:
|Allan Kellet||Shahriar Ghiasi|
Road/ Street/ Traffic
|Ken Nepaul||Namby Vithiananthan|
|Nick Gatien||Peter Calabrese|
Renewable Energy/ Other
|Bob Ritzmann||Terry Moore|
ECA- Line has the following members:
|Peter Calabrese (Chair)||Larry Tricinci|
|Bob Ritzmann (Vice Chair)||Frank Heerkens|
|Allan Kellet||Chris Cimek|
|Allana Jamieson||Terry Moore|
|Ken Nepaul||Dan Lancia|
|Shannon Kemp||Chris Manielly|
|Namby Vithiananthan||Jordan Kellet|
The Provincial Joint Line Committee (PJLC) is comprised of representatives of IBEW Local 353, Local 1687, IBEW/CCO and the Line Committee. The PJLC has the power to deal with disputes, interpretations, industry promotion, and all such matters at the Provincial level.
|Steve Martin (Chair)||Peter Calabrese (Chair)|
|Bruce Palmer||Bob Ritzmann|
|John Grimshaw||Allan Kellett|
|James Barry||Allana Jamieson|
|Bruce McNamara (IO)||Ken Nepaul|
|Glen Drewes||Shannon Kemp|
|John Bourke (Alternate)||Namby Vithiananthan|
|Mark Cherney||Shahriar Ghiasi|
|Mark Watson||Larry Tricinci|
|Chris Cimek||Terry Moore|
ECAO has a Communications Committee that consists of ECAO member contractors who work under the Green Pages of the Principal Agreement.
|Mark Quinn (Chair)|
ECAO and IBEW have a Provincial Joint Communications Committee that meets to discuss issues and opportunities in the Communications sector.
|Mark Quinn (Co- Chair)||Lorne Newick (Co-Chair)|
|Rob Stevenson||Steve Martin|
|Steve Watson||John Bourke|
|Joe Beatty||John Gibson|
WSIB & Human Resources Committee
|Fred Black||Steve Thrasher|
|Kelly Burke||Doug Parsons|
|Michael Zacks||Bob Ritzmann|
|Shannon Kemp||Linda Saunders|
Human Resources Committee
Member Advantage Program
The member services committee of ECAO uses the collective purchasing power of the entire membership in order to obtain products and services at discount rates which would not ordinarily be available to individual companies. ECAO has teamed up with key providers to the electrical industry to help members save on items and services they use every day through negotiated price reductions and value-added packages. These benefits of membership are only available to current members of ECAO.
In order to keep the array of services up to date and of high quality, the member services committee regularly surveys the members' opinions with respect to the quality of existing products and services and the need for new or additional lines.
Affiliate Partner Executive Council
The purpose of the Affiliate Partner Executive Council is to organize and promote the activities of those persons, firms, and corporations who are directly or indirectly involved with the electrical contracting industry; to promote better relations between electrical contractors and those who provide support services to the contractors; and, to promote high professional standards for the conducting of business to the betterment of the industry and the consumer. Affiliate Partners receive the highest priority for networking opportunities with the membership and are listed prominently on the ECAO website.
In addition to the Member Services Committee members, the Affiliate Partner Executive Council is comprised of representatives from the following five categories of associate membership:
- Inspection or Certification Agency
- Consultant/Soft Services Supplier
The Affiliate Partner Executive Council is involved in planning tradeshows which provides ECAO members with valuable resource information and an opportunity for education and networking with their industry partners. The Affiliate Partner Executive Council is also involved in planning the annual ECAO Calendar providing an informative and relevant planning tool for electrical contractors.
Member Services Committee
Joe Kurpe J & L Electrical Contractors Ltd. (Chair)
Michael Leone Procon Constructors Inc.
Stacey Anderson Toban Electric Inc.
Gregg Mellon Mellon Inc.
Jim Thomas Sutherland-Schultz Ltd.
Affiliate Partner Executive Council
Mauro Di Tullio Federated Insurance
David Barnes General Cable
Joe Kurpe (Chair) J & L Electrical Contractors Ltd.
Wayne Candy Mobilizz Inc.
Dan Leduc Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Debbie DeCaire Skipwith & Associates
Stacey Anderson Toban Electric Inc.